Man arrested in nightclub shooting

July 22, 2009 2:44:03 AM PDT
Fayetteville police made an arrest in the nightclub shooting that killed one man and injured another on July 12.Police arrested 25-year-old Avery Dennill Peterson Tuesday afternoon.

He is charged with the first degree murder of 27-year-old Christopher Clark and the attempted first-degree murder of 24-year-old Dominic Tearry.

Clark was shot in the parking lot of the Tallywood Shopping Center just after 2 a.m.

Authorities said their investigation revealed that the bullet that killed Clark was intended for Tearry.

Tearry received a minor flesh wound to his lower leg and is expected to be okay.

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Peterson is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under no bond.


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